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Why choose Mewburn Ellis?

Mewburn Ellis is one of Europe’s leading IP firms, ranked top tier we are a firm synonymous with quality and technical excellence.  Graduate recruitment is at the heart of our firm and something we have invested a lot of time and energy into. We are renowned in the profession for our training programme.  We offer a professional education in conjunction with hands-on practical experience. This includes the opportunity to work with diverse and exciting clients at the forefront of innovation in a supportive and relaxed environment.


We have vacancies for up to 10 new patent attorney trainees across all science disciplines to join us and work towards qualification as a UK and European patent attorney. In particular we are keen to hear from candidates with a background in physics or electronic engineering.

What we offer

  • A generous financial package
  • Exciting clients to work with
  • A supportive but relaxed environment
  • The possibility to work abroad
  • Comprehensive training and development
  • A flexible approach to working hours
  • A friendly and social place to work
  • A diverse, inclusive culture

About you

We are looking for people with an active mind and a desire to develop new skills.  You should have a broad-based interest in science as well as specific knowledge of your particular degree field.  Excellent communication skills (especially in writing) are vital. Good people skills and general commercial sense are also beneficial. No prior knowledge of patent law is required.

If you’re ambitious, committed, forward-looking and enjoy a challenge, join us on our mission to be recognised as the premium full-service European IP firm. In exchange we promise you a stimulating and rewarding career, cutting-edge work and a chance to be part of our growth story.

Click on the link below to find out more and apply

  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Biotechnology, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Engineering - Other, Life Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Technology
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Number of Positions: 2
  • Location: London, Bristol, Cambridge and Manchester
  • Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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